Garrow's Law (2009– )

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Garrow's Law is the true tale of William Garrow, who acted as counsel for the accused, introducing the concept of 'innocent until proved guilty' at London's Old Bailey.

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 William Garrow (12 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Lady Sarah Hill (12 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Sir Arthur Hill / ... (12 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Silvester (12 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Judge Buller (12 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 John Southouse / ... (11 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Court Clerk (8 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Lord Melville (7 episodes, 2009-2011)
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Garrow's Law is the true tale of barrister William Garrow, who acted as council for the accused, introducing the 'innocent until proven guilty' theory to London's Old Bailey. Guided by mentor Southouse and driven by the affections of a married woman, Garrow goes against the judicial system, changing the path of law and order forever. Written by Christopher Downie

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During the filming of a court house corridor scene, one of the background artists begin announcing to others that it was disgraceful he be expected to stand around for so long. His comments were overheard leading the producers to remove him from the scene to participate in another much later in the day, well after most of the cast were released. See more »

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Wonderful series
1 March 2011 | by (Milan, Italy) – See all my reviews

I totally agree with the previous review. A funny and interesting series, with very good acting and, as usual for Acorn productions, a very good portray of the period. The only pity is that it is quite short all in all. I could have watched much more. Can't wait to see season 2. I particularly enjoyed the historical side of it. I had little knowledge on how the anglo-saxon law system evolved. I found I learnt something knew while enjoying the show. I have only one small concern on the veracity of Garrow's opponents, they all seem to be quite inept at law. I wonder if it is accurate and reflects the fact that they've never been challenged before or if it is mostly in the interest of the show.


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